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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Thursday 21st January 2021

Good morning Woodpeckers,

I hope you are well. 

Please see below for the learning and all the resources you need for today. Well done for all you have achieved so far this week. 

Remember to send your work once it is complete so I can give you feedback and put some fantastic examples on our class celebration page. 

Miss Barnes and I are looking forward to seeing you at 8:45am for our zoom call. 


Have a lovely day.

Best wishes,

Miss Stuart




Exercise-Please do a Joe Wicks workout (on you-tube) or an exercise of your choice.



L.O: To use and apply my knowledge of arithmetic (show: applying)

Success criteria:

  1. I can understand which efficient strategies to use
  2. I can apply my knowledge of efficient strategies
  3. I can explain how to use efficient strategies



  1. Please complete the arithmetic questions-choose challenge 1 or challenge 2

We have covered all these types of questions in class.

The answers are provided on a separate sheet so you can self-mark once you have completed your questions. Please let me know how you have done.


Extension: Please do TT Rock Stars



11:00- 12:30


L.O: To show my understanding of building tension and pace

(show: applying)

  1. I can use short sentences
  2. I can use deliberate vocabulary choices
  3. I can integrate dialogue to advance the action
  4. I can use internal monologue

Read The Elephant’s Child by Rudyard Kipling pages 1- page 3 up to ‘I think, said the Crocodile—and he said it between his teeth, like this—‘I think to-day I will begin with Elephant’s Child!’ Please don’t read any further. You can listen to the story instead if you wish, but please don't watch any further than above. 



Answer the following questions:

  • How is the elephant's child's nose described at the beginning of the story?
  • How does the author show the elephant's child is full of 'satiable curtiosity?'
  • What do you think of how the elephant's child was treated by different characters in the story so far? Explain your reasoning with evidence from the text. 
  • 'I think to-day I will begin with Elephant’s Child!’ What can the reader infer from this sentence? 

Main task: To continue the story in the style of the author from ‘I think, said the Crocodile—and he said it between his teeth, like this—‘I think to-day I will begin with Elephant’s Child!’ 

Watch the tutorial and read the checklist to help you.

Aim for a page of quality writing. Remember you can type your story if you prefer.

Evaluate your writing against the success criteria.




12:30- 1:30



L.O: To show my understanding of how animals are adapted to suit their environment in different ways  (show: applying)

    Success criteria

  1. I can identify advantages and disadvantages of certain characteristics
  2. I can use scientific vocabulary
  3. I can report and present findings


Task: Select an animal of your choice and draw a large illustration of it.

Annotate and label all the features it has to make it suitable for the environment in which it lives

Look at the examples on the website first as a modelled guide

Remember to use scientific vocabulary

Aim high in your presentation (Article 6)



Well-being and break

Please see below for tips on resilience from Mrs Brocker


- 3:05

Well-being session with Mrs Smith







collective worship



Story time




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